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King of Shadows Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Nat Field

Nat field is the main character of the book, who goes through a trip to 1599 and back again. Nat is an orphan, living with his aunt since his parents died. Nat's mother died of cancer when he was younger. His father, a writer, could not contain his grief, and killed himself. Nat found his body, and has the image of the blood on the floor ingrained in his memory. Nat has not been able to properly grieve their deaths, particularly his father's, and will not address his sadness. Instead he escapes into the world of the theatre to avoid his personal tragedy.

Nat became an actor at the suggestion of his aunt, who thought it would be a good way for him to deal with his grief. Nat excels at acting, particularly in acrobatics, and uses his skill to escape from his life. When Arby, the director...

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